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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's top three automakers said on Wednesday they will spend up to 6 billion yen ($48.92 million) combined to subsidize the cost of operating hydrogen fuelling stations as the country aims to lead the world in developing cars that use the fuel.
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2015-07-01 03:14:17
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government needs to extend policies and funding to reduce carbon emissions into the next decade to avoid increasing the cost and impact of global warming, Britain's climate change adviser said on Tuesday.
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2015-06-29 18:16:55
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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Oil-rich Alberta will raise the cost of greenhouse-gas emissions for large industrial plants and boost targets for emission cuts as its new government took action on Thursday to strengthen the Canadian province's environmental reputation.

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2015-06-25 15:28:49
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It will cost China over $6.6 trillion (41 trillion yuan) to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals it will lay out later this month in its strategy for United Nations climate negotiations, the country's lead negotiator for the talks said Tuesday.
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2015-06-23 16:25:35
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The health and economic benefits of global climate change policies outweigh the impacts of taking no action, the Obama administration said Monday in a new report, which was released as Congress tries to weaken some of those policies this week.

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2015-06-22 12:38:46
Friday, June 19th, 2015      Leave a Comment
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration proposed new rules on Friday to slash greenhouse gas emissions from heavy, long-haul trucks, a move to attack climate change that prompted a wary response from industry groups worried about the costs.
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2015-06-19 14:02:19
Thursday, June 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
High cost and mismatch in demand and supply makes country reliant on fossil fuels despite setting a goal to have half its energy needs met by renewables, reports Straits TimesLeandro Leviste, 21, has taken leave from university to start a solar panel company – so much does he believe in the future of renewable energy in his country, the Philippines
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2015-06-18 04:59:12
Monday, June 15th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Tesla’s battery storage system could help the energy-starved continent switch from expensive fossil fuels to renewables, but high cost is a huge barrierWith only 30% of people in Africa having access to electricity, it’s little wonder Tesla’s Powerwall home-storage batteries are being touted as the next big revolution for African energy
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2015-06-15 06:11:28
Thursday, June 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil companies ultimately recover their costs of complying with the U.S. biofuels program, according to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) analysis that marks the regulator's clearest challenge yet to a key criticism of the policy.
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2015-06-11 16:10:52
Monday, June 1st, 2015      Leave a Comment
LONDON (Reuters) - A plan for a new global research program aimed at driving down the costs of renewable energy more quickly has drawn serious interest from the world's leading economies, its proponents say.

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2015-06-01 18:06:56
Monday, May 25th, 2015      Leave a Comment
A new Grattan Institute report on rooftop solar says its economic costs exceed its benefits by $9bn. That’s true only if you don’t include all the benefitsOh dear. Here we go again. The solar industry is clearly winning the battle to turn the global electricity industry upside down and inside out
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2015-05-25 01:50:33
Sunday, May 24th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The UK oil and gas industry receives huge government subsidy, while support for renewable energy is cut. Is Treasury control of Whitehall fuelling a shortsighted economic agenda?There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, designer shops for a city that has more millionaires than any other in the UK
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2015-05-24 10:20:34
Thursday, May 21st, 2015      Leave a Comment
PARIS (Reuters) - Top European companies urged governments on Thursday to set a goal of slashing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero well before 2100, saying that going green can bring profits rather than costs.

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2015-05-21 12:15:50
Monday, May 18th, 2015      Leave a Comment
The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm eight miles from Sussex coast could power up to 300,000 homes at a cost of £1.3bnConstruction of the first windfarm off the south coast of England will begin early next year, it has been announced. The 400-megawatt Rampion windfarm, situated eight miles from the Sussex coast, could power up to 300,000 homes and will cost £1
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2015-05-18 12:04:12
Monday, May 11th, 2015      Leave a Comment
Home storage unit is perfect for continent rich in solar and wind resources but short of reliable power sources, says Christine MungaiBatteries that can store renewable energy for longer and at half the current cost have been hailed as an energy revolution that could transform Africa’s power supply
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2015-05-11 01:00:11